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Remember and Honour: WHRD Tribute

In this online gallery, we pay tribute to over 400 courageous feminists and activists from 11 regions and 80 countries who are no longer with us.

We bring them all into our collective memory and carry their legacy of struggle as our torch in feminist and women’s rights movements.

Join us in sharing their legacy:

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Terezinha Nunes Meciano (EN)
Rosalie Kalago (EN)
Cecilia Coicue (EN)
Yoryanis Isabel Bernal Varela (EN)
Sandhya Rao (EN)
Trupti Shah (EN)
Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim (EN)
Francisca das Chagas Silva (EN)
Maricela Tombé (EN)
Prudence Nobantu Mabele (EN)